The Chinee Apple tree (or bush) may grow to a height of 7 metres. It is a scrambling structure which produces a mass of thorny drooping branches (See above the needle like spikes). The dark green leaves of the tree are a distinct silver colour on the underside. It is often found in open woodlands country, particularly around old mining sites. Reportedly it was introduced into Australia by the early Chinese gold prospectors, which explains the name Chinee Apple or Chinkie Apple.
During the months of Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, and Oct, circular fruit are produced. These fruit resemble miniature . . .